The Hermes Award, one of the world's most coveted technology prizes for innovation, was awarded to SCHUNK last week, during the opening of the Hannover Messe by the German Chancellor, Angela Merkel!
Includes Visitors from Over 70 Countries Including China
The integration of KUKA robots into SAP's digital manufacturing showcase at Hannover Messe is driven by comprehensive standard protocols, such as OPC Unified Architecture.
- For Manufacturing Floors of Future That "Bring out Human Capabilities" -
The US automotive industry has installed a new record of approximately 17,500 industrial robots in 2016. In the last seven years, the operational stock increased by about 52,000 units (2010-2016). These are preliminary results published by the Statistical Department of the International Federation of Robotics (IFR). During the same period, the number of jobs in the US automotive sector rose by 260,600 - according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics.
• HUMANufacturing: humans and machines working side-by-side • Worldwide premiere of the e.DO "people make robotics" professional robot kit • European launch of the Agile AGV • AURA collaborative robots • Robot Application Park demonstration • Targeted Digital Manufacturing training seminars
Global X for Nasdaq: Recent technological advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) are disrupting a range of industries from manufacturing, to health care, defense, and transportation.
Rethink Robotics' ClickSmart family of gripper kits shows that smart automation no longer stops at the wrist
JDA partner and innovative robotics fulfillment solution provider partner to deliver advanced supply chain and warehouse operations solutions to joint clients.
AccuFast II utilizes a non-contact, commercial point laser instead of "touch" sensing with the weld wire, which allows the robot to quickly and accurately locate welding seams. It greatly reduces cycle times not only by removing the need to cut the weld wire, but it also provides faster search speeds by eliminating wire deflection.
SMAC Moving Coil Actuators introduces the LCA6. At 6mm wide, SMAC Moving Coil Actuators claims that the LCA6 is the thinnest linear moving coil in the world. The LCA6 is cross roller guided, increasing accuracy. Flat coils are centred between cross rollers so deflection load is reduced and rigidity is increased
University of Waterloo developing Möbius course materials for adoption
The SCHUNK EGL 70 mechatronic parallel gripper combines power and intelligence. With variable gripping force between 50 and 600 N it is one of the most powerful and flexible mechatronic grippers on the market and was specifically developed for industrial applications.
With an already comprehensive inventory of stock, DNC Electronics announce they have added more inventory to their Fanuc Motor Stock
The Festo EXCM series delivers two- or three-axis Cartesian motion for benchtop assembly machines and medical laboratory devices
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Factory Automation - Featured Product
Stäubli offers a complete range of robotic tool changing systems for payloads of 20 kg to 1,530 kg and torsion moments from 30 to 12,500 Nm, designed for use in virtually every industry. The tool changers adapt to customer-specific applications with different modules for media, data, power, etc. The new MPS 130 robotic tool changer is powerful, very robust, and designed for a huge range of applications. It features multiple couplings for air/vacuum connections, and can be equipped with connectors for data and electrical transmission. Very compact dimensions, with a coupled height of only 67 mm, make the MPS 130 the first choice for applications requiring a high number of mating cycles.